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Metallurgical Engineer

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Date: Oct 14, 2021

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 50629

 

 

Corning is the world leader in specialty glass and ceramics, building and manufacturing keystone components that enable high-technology systems. Corning’s history is filled with breakthrough technologies that have played a meaningful role in the way the world works. We thrive on solving difficult, commercially relevant problems through a creative and collaborative research and development process.

 

Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, more than 160 years of materials science and process engineering knowledge, and a distinctive reciprocal culture. Corning's Manufacturing, Technology and Engineering division (MTE) is recognized as the leader in engineering perfection & innovative manufacturing technologies by providing diverse skills to Corning’s existing & emerging businesses. We anticipate & provide timely, valued, leading edge manufacturing technologies and engineering expertise. We partner with Corning’s businesses and the Science & Technology division. Together we build and sustain Corning’s manufacturing as a differential advantage.

 

Corning Incorporated focuses on building a diverse global workforce where differences are celebrated, and employees feel safe bringing their “whole selves” to work. Our Diversity Network hosts 18 active and distinctive Employee Resource Groups. Employees have access to Allyship resources, podcasts, an internal video channel, digital learning series and trainings, all focused on building and celebrating global diversity and inclusion. Corning has been recognized as a leader in this regard and has been consistently recognized as a national employer of choice.

 

Scope:

  • In the role of senior metallurgical engineer, you will function as a metallurgical specialist on projects in all stages of innovation for all Corning businesses.

 

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical solutions to a wide range of difficult materials-related process and product problems.
  • Work independently, under general direction, to determine and develop approach to solutions.
  • Design and carry out laboratory tests and simulations and production experiments to gain fundamental understanding, test potential solutions and solve materials-related issues.
  • Work collaboratively with scientists, engineers and plant personnel and direct activities of lab personnel.
  • Conduct failure analyses to determine root cause and develop, test and recommend permanent and efficient solutions.
  • Develop and write metal specifications.
  • Identify, select and qualify vendors.

 

Travel Requirements:

  • Flexibility is required as we travel approximately 20-30%, domestically and internationally.  

 

Education & Experience:

  • We require a BS in a materials-related field, preferably metallurgy, with 0-2 years of relevant metal or materials development, engineering or processing experience.

 

Required Skills:

  • Broad metallurgical background and experience, including knowledge of wide range of metals and alloys, physical and chemical metallurgy, material processing, such as melting, hot/ cold working, casting, heat treating, and impact on material properties and uses, coating processes, such as PVD, CVD, electro and electroless plating, and welding.
  • Strong engineering skill base, including understanding of basic strength of materials calculations, corrosion and electrochemistry, heat transfer and diffusion calculations, failure analysis techniques.
  • Technical curiosity with rigorous problem-solving skills.
  • Comfortable with projects in laboratory to manufacturing environment.
  • Good interpersonal skills, including ability to work in a consultant role, as a great teammate, with a range of co-workers from hourly to management, and within a global organization, across multiple cultures and organizations.
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Adaptable and capable of managing multiple projects

 

Desired Skills:

  • In depth understanding of one or more of the following areas: refractory and precious metals, metallurgical thermodynamics, high temperature corrosion and oxidation, metallic and ceramic coatings, applied electrochemistry or metal forming (sheet rolling).
  • Project Management skill set This position does not support immigration sponsorship. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. We prohibit discrimination based on race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or veteran status or any other legally protected status.

 

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This position does not support immigration sponsorship.

 

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

 


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